Prepositions that Follow Certain Words
Following words are usually followed by With
Nouns : acquaintance, alliance, bargain, comparison, enmity, intimacy, relation.
Adjectives and Participles :acquainted, busy, consistent, contented, contrasted, delighted, disgusted, endowed, fatigued, fired, gifted, inspired, popular, satisfied.
Verbs: agree, bear, compare, clash, cope, compete, coincide, comply, confer, condole, correspond, cover, credit, deal, disagree, dispense, discuss, do, entrust, fill, go, grapple, interfere, meddle, part, play, quarrel, side, sympathise, threaten, trifle, vie, write, wipe, work.
Following words are usually followed by Of
Nouns : age, distrust, experience, fear, knowledge, need, necessaries, neglect, opinion, proof, sense, victim, view, use, want.
Adjectives :afraid, ashamed, aware, bare, capable, confident, careful, convinced, conscious, deprived, devoid, dull, envious, fond, full, guilty, hopeful,ignorant, innocent, kind, jealous, made, proud, short, sure, tired, worthy.
Verbs: accuse, acquit, approve, beware, boast, complain, convict, deprive, dispose, dream, make, remind, repent, smell, think.
Following words are usually followed by At
Adjectives and Participles :amazed, amused, astonished, annoyed, clever, good, quick, slow, surprised.
Verbs: aim, arrive, blush, call, catch, gaze, glance, fire, jump, knock, laugh, look , smile, store, wonder